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Pointing, swaying, and walking towards tomorrow : the link between spatial metaphor and body movements in Mandarin and English
(University of Canterbury, 2016)
English and Mandarin use different linguistic metaphors to encode time. English uses the sagittal dimension (with the future as front as in looking forward), whereas Mandarin tends to use both the vertical (with future as ...
Cross-language phonetic priming in bilinguals.
(University of Canterbury, 2011)
This thesis looks at cross-language phonetic priming effects on late L1-dominant bilinguals, with different degrees of proficiency within the group. The participants in the study are 14 Chinese-English late bilinguals, ...